Trapped Inside: An Underreported Nightmare

Andrea* went to the ER in an unresponsive state. She thought she was having a seizure. While she could hear, she could not see, speak, or move voluntarily. When she arrived at the ER, before she was assigned a room, she heard two men discussing whether she was faking her symptoms or if she was a drug addict. One of them advocated that the other move her limbs until she responded. When they moved her shoulder, she…

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Dr. Lora Wiens

Dr. Lora Wiens

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I am a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in trauma and Dissociative disorders. In my free time, I enjoy spending time in nature with my spouse and dogs.